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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 5 — Feb. 28, 2011
  • pp: 3908–3918

Enhanced quantum dot optical down-conversion using asymmetric 2D photonic crystals

Fuchyi Yang and Brian T. Cunningham  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 5, pp. 3908-3918 (2011)

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Asymmetric 2D photonic crystals were fabricated using polymer embedded PbS quantum dots on plastic substrates for enhancing optical down conversion efficiency from blue to near infrared wavelengths through enhanced extraction and excitation effects. We demonstrate 8x improvement of QD emission at normal incidence extraction from enhanced extraction and 2.5x improvement in power conversion efficiency from enhanced excitation.

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OCIS Codes
(220.4241) Optical design and fabrication : Nanostructure fabrication
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

Original Manuscript: December 3, 2010
Revised Manuscript: February 3, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 9, 2011
Published: February 14, 2011

Fuchyi Yang and Brian T. Cunningham, "Enhanced quantum dot optical down-conversion using asymmetric 2D photonic crystals," Opt. Express 19, 3908-3918 (2011)

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